Mendip

  • Council Control: LD
  • Conservatives 11
  • Labour 0
  • Liberal Democrats 24
  • Green 10
  • Other 2

Independent 1, non-aligned 1. Eastern Somerset district which includes Frome (former mining area) and Shepton Mallet. Also includes small cathedral city of Wells, Glastonbury (famous for the abbey and the festival), and the Somerset levels, hit by 2014 flooding.

Helen Sprawson-White (Oakfield) moved from Independent to Liberal Democrat in September 2020. Bente Height (Shepton East) moved from non-party to Conservative in July 2020. Edric Hobbs (Shepton West) moved from Independent to Liberal Democrat in June 2020.

Next local elections
2023

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet BA4 5BT

Phone
01749 343399

Website
http://www.mendip.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1881.99

Upper tier authority
Somerset